Revue de presse du mardi 20 mars 2018

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 20 MARS 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

BARBADOS

PM keeps electorate guessing but warns ruling party is now awake

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart continues to keep the electorate in suspense on the date for the next general elections. Stuart referred to his ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) as a sleeping giant that is dangerous when awaken. He is also confident that he will clear all within his path when the date is called and is confident that his party will be victorious.

ECONOMIE – AFFAIRE – FINANCE

CARIBBEAN

Caribbean citizenship programmes to unite at St Kitts summit in May

Caribbean News Now

An international citizenship by investment summit which will take place in St Kitts from 16-19 May 2018 is expected to bring together stakeholders from the Eastern Caribbean and the rest of the world. Heads of States and government officials from all five Caribbean citizenship by investment nations are also expected to attend.

ENVIRONNEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE

NEVIS

Geothermal tests well confirms sustainable reservoir of geothermal energy on Nevis

SKN Vibes

GeothermEX says their findings confirm the required temperature and flow necessary for a sustainable supply of geothermal energy on Nevis. The United States based company was contracted by the Nevis Renewable Energy International (NREI) to determine that status of the wells at Hamilton. The NREI describes the project as a difficult but a rewarding one.

CARIBBEAN

Former Minister to participate in eighth World Water Forum in Brazil

The Voice

The eighth World Water Forum, which is the world’s largest water related event, is taking place in Brazil from 19 to 23 March, during which former Minister for Sustainable Development of Saint Lucia, Dr James Fletcher, will speak on the challenges confronting the water sector in the Caribbean and the impacts that climate change is having on the sector.

SAINT LUCIA

New agreement for Caribbean and Latin America

St Lucia News Online

The first ever legally binding Regional Agreement which will seek to address issues relating to access to information, public participation and justice in environmental matters, was endorsed by Saint Lucia. The Agreement has already been adopted by twenty-four Caribbean and Latin American countries. The preliminary document was prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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